Talking to media persons in London, Nawaz said Pakistan is a responsible country and is playing its due role in the region correctly.
Nawaz said the government is pursuing agenda for the country’s prosperity. He said Pakistan will continue its efforts with Afghanistan for the restoration of peace in the region.
The prime minister said both the countries are committed to jointly fight the menace of terrorism.
He said Pakistan does not want any kind of disturbance in the region. “We have introduced several changes to the foreign policy, which have produced positive results,” the prime minister was quoted as saying.
PM leaves to attend 70th UN General Assembly session
Nawaz Sharif departed for the United States (US) to attend the 70th Session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
The premier will address the UNGA on September 30 besides addressing the plenary meeting of General Assembly for adoption of the post-2015 Development Agenda.
On the sidelines, Premier Nawaz Sharif will also attend global leaders meeting on gender equality and women empowerment organised by China and UN women.
He will also attend receptions hosted separately by the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. and US President Barack Obama in honour of heads of states besides being taking part in a peace summit co-hosted by Pakistan, US and the UN Secretary General.
According to UN website, the Summit for the Adoption of the Post-2015 Development Agenda will take place from September 25 to September 27.
While the general debate of the General Assembly will take start from September 28 and will conclude on October 6.
In last year’s session, Prime Minister Sharif drew attention towards climatic change and its affects in Pakistan besides repeating the country’s resolve to fight home grown terror and Pakistan Army’s sacrifices in the global anti-terror war.
Sharif said he condemned terrorism of all forms including the ‘genocide of Palestinians in Gaza’.
Sharif also laid stress upon Pakistan’s desire to improve relations with its neighbours Afghanistan and rival India.
Tensions between the two countries mounted after national security adviser level talks were called off in August as India refused to discuss Kashmir during the meeting.
Talking at a foreign ministers’ forum earlier this month, Prime Minister’s adviser on foreign affairs Sartaj Aziz said Pakistan has “already prepared, evidence of Indian interference and subversive activities across the border and will present a dossier at the United Nations.
Aziz added that the copies of the dossier will also be handed over to Indian authorities.
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The 2018 Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) annual conference is scheduled for April 8 to 11 in Boao, Hainan Province. The forum will be themed "An Open and Innovative Asia for a World of Greater Prosperity."
— The Daily Mail - People's Daily